Every team, no matter how well-oiled and talented, goes through dry spells. Every manager has experienced employees hitting a dreaded plateau and just going through the motions without bringing their usual spark. When this happens, it's time to recharge your team with motivation. There are a few simple ways you can effectively motivate your … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Effectively Motivate Your Employees
Show of hands: who has at least 20 unread emails sitting in their inbox right now? We all know that stressed, overwhelmed feeling of opening your inbox an avalanche of unread emails. Did you know 28% of the workweek is spent managing emails? That's a lot of valuable time wasted. Use these tips from NetCredit to get your inbox to the coveted … [Read more...] about How to Prioritize Your Inbox [Infographic]
Are you addicted to exclamation points?! Perpetually signing-off with "thanks?" Sorry, but interjecting an apology into each sentence? You may be coming off as rude in your emails. A vague phrase or easily-misinterpreted word is the difference between a successful email campaign and a flop. This infographic from Outsource-Philippines outlines 10 … [Read more...] about 10 Words You Should Never Use in Email [Infographic]
by Susan Solovic, Constant Contact Predicting trends is always risky business. However, I’m confident the five I’m enumerating here will definitely command their share of headlines over the next 12 months and beyond. But frankly, whether I — or anyone else — publish an “X Number of 2015 Trends” article is not important by itself. Any value lies in … [Read more...] about 5 Hot Trends for 2015: Which Will Benefit Your Business?
Join us LIVE now for our Buzz Builders Webinar! For an interactive session, join us on Google+ to ask questions and get live tech support after the live broadcast. Do you know whether or not your Facebook business page is working for you? Once you get to 30 "likes" on your page, Facebook gives you Insights that fills you in on how your posts are … [Read more...] about Buzz Builders for 10/30: Facebook Insights
Pinterest is an incredibly popular new social network, and this month businesses have been officially invited to pin along with new Pinterest business pages! In this week's Buzz Builder webinar, learn how to setup your new Pinterest Business page and use it to start driving traffic to your website for real results. We'll show you how to convert … [Read more...] about FREE Buzz Builders Webinar @ noon CT for 11/28: Pinterest Business Pages
Continued from Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Beginners: Part 1 In part one we were introduced to Eclectic Martial Arts and their challenges to being found on the first page of Google's search results. There are over 71 million web pages flagged as "Martial Arts." It doesn't do any good if someone searches for "martial arts" on the other side … [Read more...] about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Beginners: Part 2
There is a new Facebook profile once again. Unveiled last month and now mandatory as of Monday, has Facebook become more user friendly or creepier? With the new rollout of Facebook profiles you can easily see info users have provided (current city, relationship status, and work info). It's more business-minded and LinkedIn-esque. Small features … [Read more...] about New Facebook Profiles: A New Level of Creepiness or a great way to connect?